Adrienne Rubin discusses and signs Diamonds & Scoundrels: My Life in the Jewelry Business. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Third Man Books Presents: Stewart Lupton’s The Plural Atmosphere. Featuring readings by Allison Wolfe, Gregg Foreman, Dave Stone, Jackie Simon, Piper Ferguson, Eric Cheevers, and more. 8 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.
Live Talks LA presents Ash Carter, Sam Kashner, Buck Henry, and Jon Robin Baitz discussing their book, Life isn’t everything: Mike Nichols, as remembered by 150 of his closest friends. 8 p.m. at the William Turner Gallery. Tickets start at $20 here.
Wednesday 11/20: Sarah Abrevaya Stein discusses and signs Family Papers: A Sephardic Journey Through the Twentieth Century, in conversation with Mark Sarvas. 6:30 p.m. at Diesel Bookstore.
Misha and Vicki Collins sign The Adventurous Eaters Club: Mastering the Art of Family Mealtime. 6:30 p.m. at Diesel Bookstore.
Barry Siegel discusses and signs Dreamers and Schemers: How an Improbable Bid for the 1932 Olympics Transformed Los Angeles from Dusty Outpost to Global Metropolis. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Ramesh Srinivasan discusses his new nonfiction book Beyond the Valley: How Innovators around the World are Overcoming Inequality and Creating the Technologies of Tomorrow, with Ana Kasparian. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Friday 11/22: Marcellas Reynolds discusses and signs Supreme Models: Iconic Black Women Who Revolutionized Fashion. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Patricia Schultz discusses and signs 1,000 Places to See Before You Die (Deluxe Edition): The World as You’ve Never Seen It Before. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Alvin Orloff and Trebor Healey read from their new books Disasterama!: Adventures in the Queer Underground 1977 to 1997 and Falling, with Tara Jepsen. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
David Rattray, Robbie Dewhurst, and Chris Kraus read from their poetry. Doors at 7:30 p.m. at the Poetic Research Bureau.
What Books presents authors Cathy Colman, L.I. Henley, Katie Silver, and Mariano Zaro reading from their new books of poetry and fiction. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
New local publisher Giant Claw presents its first two titles: A. W. DeAnnuntis’s Terror Island, a novel, and C. P. Rosenthal’s How the Animals Around You Think/The Semiotics of Animal Cognition. 4 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
Rodrigo Bravo and Sean Negus read from their poetry. Doors at 7:30 p.m. at the Poetic Research Bureau.
Sunday 11/24: The Nebraska Girl Open Reading. Hosted by Wyatt Underwood. Sign-ups start at 1:30 p.m. at Beyond Baroque.
Fourth Sundays: Poets About Town open mic edition! 2 p.m. at the Claremont Public Library.
Steven Greenebaum presents and signs One Family: Indivisible: A Spiritual Memoir. Marilyn Ladd presents and signs Glad to Be a Ladd. Michelle Kuei presents and signs Perfectly Normal: An Immigrant’s Story of Making It in American. 2 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
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